Mainly I’ve learnt that boobs and babies are far more adaptable than most people would ever imagine and that, almost certainly, a return to work is no reason to stop breastfeeding. In fact, I think that breastfeeding has helped both my babies and me adjust more easily to the separation and given us a lovely way to connect on my return.
Why seeing an IBCLC Lactation consultant is an investment. (and no, they aren’t rinsing you for your money)
Available in audio format at: https://open.spotify.com/show/2WlVplDIv0WUiaRwpfIOj5?si=oX3K7E_3Tlq33TyOPqInfQ This blog is written by someone with Dyslexia (ME!) so please overlook errors in spelling and punctuation if you can! Thank you Let me start by getting your brain to where mine is. There
The Elephant In The Room
Available in audio formats: https://open.spotify.com/show/2WlVplDIv0WUiaRwpfIOj5?si=o7M6kxD_QjuAqlSEirApig It works, for me. I know and respect that many people crave and want the physical face to face support but I have risk factors that increase your risk and equally I have weaknesses that
Do you have a #FOMO baby? (fear of missing out)
Audio version available here: https://anchor.fm/sophie-burrowsIBCLC/episodes/Do-you-have-a-FOMO-baby–Fear-Of-Missing-Out-eb0jfv Do you have a #FOMO baby? (fear of missing out) Ah, the #FOMO baby! The are usually around 4 months of age. The situation goes a little bit like this: Baby: Mummy, I’m hungr….. did
What do you need to breastfeed?
Audio version can be found here: https://anchor.fm/sophie-burrowsIBCLC/episodes/What-do-you-need-to-breastfeed-eb0j5a Supplies list time.. or is it? While pregnant you might be thinking what could you possibly need and want to help with your breastfeeding aims. You google search things like “which breastfeeding pillow
What should breastfeeding feel like?
Audio recording avalible here: https://anchor.fm/sophie-burrowsIBCLC/episodes/What-should-breastfeeding-feel-like-eb0ev3 A popular question by many people. Especially new parents. Breastfeeding is a whole new thing to experience. After the enormity of birth itself and all the preparation many families go through for that event, breastfeeding
How long should you breastfeed for?
Audio can be accessed here: https://anchor.fm/sophie-burrowsIBCLC/episodes/How-long-should-you-breastfeed-for-eb0che A question with (insert tense music) no answer (is that gasps I hear?) It really doesn’t have an exact answer. Breastfeeding in a biological sense, if perhaps we were Sir David Attenborough (begin reading